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Three Quotations That Will Increase Your Trust Knowledge
For centuries, quotations have been a powerful way to pass on common wisdom or knowledge. Many quotations today find their way onto Instagram, Pinterest and Twitter to motivate, inspire, or influence thinking. Leadership books, even some of my own, use them regularly to augment or highlight messages. These commonsense thoughts have impact on our day to day work cultures, too. But like any short message, sometimes quotations arrive out of context, confuse a ...
Psychology Today - Wed. Aug 30
Think You're a Bad Parent?
Nothing could have prepared me for the depth of love I felt when our first child was born. Over the past nearly 10 years I ve experienced the profound reward of raising our three children. Yet no matter how much we love being a dad or a mom, it s no easy task to raise a human being. There s at least one thing people can agree on about parenting It s hard work. The work is even harder when we re constantly criticizing our own parenting. I m well acquainted ...
Psychology Today - Wed. Aug 30
The Psychology of Political Violence
A gunman at a baseball field. A car in Charlottesville. A surge in death threats against D.C. lawmakers. New alt-right rallies planned. More violence expected. The President s tweets and speeches stir the pot, and across the country, contempt, disgust, and anger burn with righteous fervor. Writer Leon Wieseltier got double his wish. In the aftermath of the election, he wanted half of America to stay angry . He claimed this was the only way to uphold princi ...
Psychology Today - Wed. Aug 30
Regular, early lifestyle changes key to reducing type 2 diabetes & cardiovascu...
Regular and early lifestyle changes key to reducing type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease in young South Asians, study suggests Regular and early one-to-one educational sessions on healthy diet and lifestyle could reduce the risk of developing type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease CVD in young South Asians, a new research published today in BMC Medicine suggests. Unlike previous studies which have focussed on high risk older people, researchers f ...
EurekAlert - Wed. Aug 30
When two is better than three: Dual antithrombotic therapy cuts bleeding risk
Boston, MA-- Using just two anticlotting medicines for patients who have atrial fibrillation and have had a stent placed in a heart artery is safer than using the current standard treatment of three medications, according to a new study presented by Brigham and Women s Hospital cardiologist Christopher Cannon, MD, at the European Society of Cardiology and published simultaneously in The New England Journal of Medicine . The RE-DUAL PCI trial, sponsored by ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Aug 28
The losses that come after the earthquake: Devastating and costly
Earthquakes Nature s most unpredictable and one of her most devastating natural disasters. When high intensity earthquakes strike they can cause thousands of deaths and billions of dollars in damaged property. For decades, experts have studied major earthquakes most have focused on fatalities and destruction in terms of the primary effects, the shaking unleashed. A new study takes a different approach to generate a more complete picture. The study, titled, ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Aug 28
Self-identifying as disabled and developing pride in disability aid overall we...
CORVALLIS, Ore. - Experiencing stigma, the severity of a disability and a person s age and income level help determine whether someone with an impairment considers themselves to be a person with a disability, and experiencing stigma predicts whether those individuals will ultimately develop disability pride, new research from Oregon State University shows. Roughly 15 percent of the world s population has some kind of disability but just a fraction of those ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Aug 28
Researchers predicted when cholera epidemic in Yemen would peak
Hokkaido University scientists has developed a new mathematical model which accurately forecasted that a devastating cholera epidemic in Yemen would peak by early July, the 26th week of 2017 and the cumulative incidence would be the order of 700-800 thousand cases. Cholera, which is caused by the bacterium Vibrio cholerae , infects the small intestine through water and food. Symptoms include diarrhea, abdominal cramps and dehydration. Yemen has been hit by ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Aug 28
Nanoparticles pollution rises 30 percent when flex-fuel cars switch from bio t...
When ethanol prices at the pump rise for whatever reason, it becomes economically advantageous for drivers of dual-fuel vehicles to fill up with gasoline. However, the health of the entire population pays a high price substitution of gasoline for ethanol leads to a 30 increase in the atmospheric concentration of ultrafine particulate matter, which consists of particles with a diameter of less than 50 nanometers nm . The phenomenon was detected in S 227 o P ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Aug 28
Maternal suicide in pre-and postnatal periods in Ontario
One of every 19 deaths in pregnant and new mothers in Ontario is due to suicide, highlighting the need for stronger mental health supports during and after pregnancy, according to a new study published in CMAJ Canadian Medical Association Journal . The study also found that women who died by suicide during the perinatal period i.e., during pregnancy and within one year after birth used more lethal methods, such as hanging or jumping, rather than drug overd ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Aug 28
Flame retardants and likelihood of pregnancy in women undergoing fertility tre...
Key Takeaways A common type of flame retardant was associated with reduced likelihood of clinical pregnancy and live birth following IVF. Couples undergoing IVF may want to opt for products that are flame-retardant free. Boston, Mass. - Women with higher urinary concentrations of a common type of flame retardant had reduced likelihood of clinical pregnancy and live birth than those with lower concentrations, according to researchers at Harvard T.H. Chan Sc ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Aug 28
Augmented reality technology may help guide plastic and reconstructive surgery
August 25, 2017 - A plastic surgery research group has developed an augmented reality system that enables them to create 3D simulations of the desired results of facial reconstructive procedures and project them over the patient s face during surgery, reports a study in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery--Global Open reg , the official open-access medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons ASPS . Koichi Ueda, MD, PhD, Daisuke Mitsuno, MD, ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Aug 28
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